On his election as Tekkali MLA in 2019 Elections, TDP Senior Leader Atchannaidu is in trouble with the order passed by the High Court. Accusing Atchannaidu of emerging victorious in an unlawful manner, a petition in the High Court moved by YCP Candidate Perada Tilak who had contested from Tekkali.
The high court also served notices to the TDP Legislator after it had accepted the petition. By October 17th, he needs to respond on the petition. At Hirehal in Anantapur District, a criminal case booked against Atchannaidu on July 21st, 2017. In the election affidavit, Atchannaidu was accused of not mentioning the criminal case filed against him.
Based on this evidence, YCP Candidate is now seeking disqualification of Atchannaidu. Candidates of Congress, BJP, Jana Sena and Forward Block and Returning Officer of Tekkali Constituency got notices from the high court. Contesting from Tekkali, Atchannaidu secured 87,658 votes (49.64%) in 2019 Assembly Polls. YCP's Perada Tilak managed to get 79,113 votes (44.80%).